Apr
17

Rumblings and grumblings surround Wang, Dice-K

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In what would be a highly anticipated match-up halfway across the globe as well as in Boston and New York, rumors are surfacing that the pitching-strapped Yanks may have Chien-Ming Wang make his next rehab start not in the minors but in Fenway Park against Daisuke Matsuzaka on ESPN this Sunday. But Brian Cashman has denied these rumors. Personally, I would think Wang is ready for a Major League start. If his hammy’s feeling up for it, why have him waste innings pitching at an A-ball game when the Big League club is in desperate need of hurlers?

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  • http://riveraveblues.com Mike A.

    I’m pretty sure Wanger’s making a rehab start with Tampa on Thursday, which would make a Sunday start pretty unrealistic.

  • http://www.riveraveblues.com Ben

    The idea – which probably won’t happen – would be to push back the rehab start to Sunday basically. He wouldn’t pitch Thursday if he were to go up against Boston.

  • http://riveraveblues.com Mike A.

    That has bad news written all over it. I’d rather let Wright (or DeSalvo) take one on the chin rather than Wanger forego a rehab start.